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Felony DNA Bill Passes House
Legislation allowing police to collect DNA samples from anyone they arrest for a felony took a step closer to becoming law.
House Votes To Legalize Baby Boxes
The vast majority of House lawmakers approved a bill Wednesday to legalize baby boxes in hospitals – over the objections of the Department of Child Services.
Senate Advances Budget To Conference Committee
The budget passed the Senate 39-9 and now heads to conference committee, where House and Senate legislators will negotiate a final version.
Murder Charge Filed; Life Without Parole Sought
The father accused of murdering his son will now be facing life in prison, if convicted. That was the announcement Thursday by Knox County Prosecutor Dirk Carnahan. Robert “James” Baldwin
Vincennes Man Arrested For Child Molesting
An investigation into child molesting has led to the arrest of a Vincennes man. Knox County Sheriff Mike Morris says detectives with his department started an investigation 2-months ago after
More Changes As House,Senate Amend Beer Bills
Ricker’s would be able to permanently keep its cold beer carryout permits at two locations under an amendment approved by the House.
House Vote To Crack Down On Dealers, Robbers
Critics argue the legislature is “backsliding” to previous, failed attempts to address the drug epidemic.
Republicans Reject Host Of Democratic Amendments
Republicans rejected several attempts by Democrats Wednesday to increase pre-k funding.
Rally Pushes For Tobacco Tax Increase
Health groups have been lobbying to have the cigarette tax raised by $1.50 but the hike has been left out the Senate's budget.
Commissioners Making Progress on Camera Project
The Knox County Commissioners have narrowed down their pursuit of cameras on the Courthouse, Annex and Probation Department. The issue came up after a review of the footage following the